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Perkins, Vera Mae.


Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Collection 362 Records of Voice of Calvary Ministries

Identifier: CN 362
Scope and Contents Administrative correspondence, memos, reports, photographs and other material, relating to the evangelistic ministry of Voice of Calvary Ministries in a context of holistic community development, economic redistribution, and racial reconciliation, primarily from the mid-1970s to 1986 in Mendenhall and Jackson, Mississippi, and nearby rural communities. The collection especially describes the operation of the organization, the fund raising for and promotion of its work, and the educational...
Dates: Created: 1969-1986

Collection 364 Oral History Interview with Spencer W. Perkins

Identifier: CN 364
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Spencer W. Perkins (1954-1998) in which he discusses his childhood in California and Mississippi; attending black and white schools; relations with his father, John Perkins; the civil rights movement in Mississippi in the late 60s and early 70s; and the work of Voice of Calvary Ministries in Jackson, MS. The time period covered by the interview is 1954-1987.Spencer Perkins was interviewed by Paul Ericksen on June 18, 1987 at the Voice of Calvary...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 367 Papers of John Perkins

Identifier: CN 367
Scope and Contents Oral history interview, video tapes, and promotional material, relating to the ministry of John Perkins, author, speaker, and founder and President Emeritus of Voice of Calvary Ministries.Series: Audio TapesOral history interview with John PerkinsInterview with John Perkins in which he describes his childhood in rural Mississippi, his conversion, the formation of VOCM, its program and significant events and individuals in its...
Dates: Created: 1983-1995

Collection 368 Oral History Interview with Vera Mae Perkins

Identifier: CN 368
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Vera Mae Buckley Perkins in which she discusses her family background, her education, the importance of her Christian faith, marriage to John Perkins, racial conditions in Mississippi and involvement in Civil Rights demonstration, and racial conditions in that state. Other topics discussed include her work as a migrant laborer and participation in Civil Rights protests that resulted in the integration of the school system in Mendenhall, Mississippi. The time...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 370 Oral History Interview with Melvin R. Anderson

Identifier: CN 370
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Melvin R. Anderson in which he discusses his work with Voice of Calvary Ministries in Jackson, MS, particularly as director of Peoples Development Incorporated and its housing ministry to rennovate and make homes available to the economically disadvantaged in Jackson. Other topics discussed include Anderson's family background, education, racial integration of the public school system; boycott of white businesses,  the influence of John and Vera Mae Perkins on...
Dates: Created: 1987

Collection 373 Oral History Interview with Dolphus Weary

Identifier: CN 373
Scope and Contents

Oral hisotry interview with Dolphus Douglas Weary, in which he describes his childhood, education and religious training in rural Mississippi, conversion, leadership in Voice of Calvary Ministries and Mendenhall Ministries, impressions of John Perkins, and racial conditions in Mississippi. The time period covered by the interview is 1948-1987.

Dolphus Weary was interviewed by Paul A. Ericksen on June 25, 1987 at the Mendenhall Ministries headquarters in Mendenhall, Mississippi.

Dates: Created: 1987

Earl Roe papers re John Perkins' Let Justice Roll Down book.

 Unprocessed Material — Box: 1
Identifier: 1993-088
Dates: 1974-1984

Lue Shelby Oral History Interivew.

Identifier: CN 369
Scope and Contents Oral history interview with Lue Shelby in which she describes her family background; Voice of Calvary Ministries; the health clinic started by VOC; health problems among the the low-income population in Jackson, MS; Bible study for patients and staff at the clinic; programs for educating the community in personal health care; racial conditions in Mississippi; and the VOC Fellowship Church. The time period covered by the interview is 1953-1987.Lue Shelby was interviewed by Paul...
Dates: Created: 1987 

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Collection 7
Unprocessed Material 1
African Americans -- Social conditions. 7
African Americans. 7
Church and social problems. 7
African Americans -- Religious life. 6
Christian life. 6
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Community development. 6
Evangelistic work -- Mississippi. 6
Mendenhall (Miss.) 6
Racism. 6
Christian leadership. 5
Church and social problems -- United States. 5
Civil rights movements 5
Civil rights movements -- United States. 5
Discrimination -- United States. 5
Discrimination. 5
Evangelicalism -- United States. 5
Evangelicalism. 5
Evangelistic work. 5
Family. 5
Poverty. 5
Race relations. 5
Racism -- United States. 5
Reconciliation. 5
African Americans -- Segregation. 4
Community development -- Mississippi. 4
Jackson (Miss.) 4
Reconciliation -- Christianity. 4
Voluntarism. 4
Alcoholism -- United States 3
Alcoholism. -- United States -- Race relations. 3
Christianity and politics. 3
Church work with youth. 3
Cities and towns. 3
City missions. 3
Conversion. 3
Economic and social conditions 3
Education 3
Evangelistic work -- Philosophy. 3
Family -- United States. 3
Organizational change. 3
Social change. 3
African Americans -- Missions. 2
Christian education. 2
Christianity and justice. 2
Church and state -- United States. 2
Church and state. 2
Church work with youth -- United States. 2
Cities and towns -- United States. 2
City missions -- United States. 2
Economic and social conditions -- Mississippi. 2
Economics 2
Economics -- Christianity. 2
Education -- United States. 2
Evangelistic work -- Jackson. 2
Fund raising. 2
Medical care 2
Missionaries -- Appointment, call, and election. 2
Missionaries. 2
Persecution -- United States. 2
Persecution. 2
Prejudices 2
Prejudices -- United States. 2
United States -- Race relations. 2
Voluntarism -- United States. 2
Women 2
Women -- Religious life. 2
African American churches -- Mississippi. 1
African American churches. 1
African American evangelists. 1
African American families -- Mississippi. 1
African American leadership. 1
African Americans -- Economic conditions -- Mississippi. 1
African Americans -- Economic conditions. 1
African Americans -- Education -- Mississippi. 1
African Americans -- Education. 1
African Americans -- Families 1
African Americans -- Missions -- Mississippi. 1
African Americans -- Mississippi. 1
African Americans -- Social conditions -- Mississippi. 1
Athletes 1
Athletes -- Religious life. 1
Bible -- Sermons. 1
Bible. 1
Blacks -- Missions. 1
Blacks. 1
Christian education -- Mississippi. 1
Christian education -- United States. 1
Christianity and culture. 1
Christianity and economics. 1
Church and social problems -- Sermons. 1
Church work with African Americans -- Mississippi. 1
Church work with African Americans. 1
Church work with children -- United States. 1
Church work with children. 1
Church work with students. 1
Church work with the poor 1
Church work with the poor -- Mississippi. 1
Church work with youth -- Mississippi. 1
Church. 1
Church. -- Sermons. 1
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